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Alexander Hamiliton and Aaron Burr
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Alexander Hamiliton and Aaron Burr

By Crouse, Anna Erskine and Russel Crouse

New York: Random House, 1958. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/fair. Buehr, Walter. 184 pages, illustrated with two-color line drawings. Biographies of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, leading up to the famous duel, written for young readers. Landmark book number 85. Tan cloth binding with black titles and red and black decorations on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Stains on front and back covers, light edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, may smell a little musty, light stains on end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white and yellow titles on front cover and spine is water stained, chipped and creased along edges, scuffed at edges, not clipped.

$10.00

Old Yeller
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Old Yeller

By Gipson, Fred

New York: Harper Brothers, 1956. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Burger, Carl. 158 pages, illustrated with black and white line drawings. The famous story of an ugly yellow dog. Dark green cloth binding with gilt bands and titles on spine, illustrated end papers. Light edge wear to cover, mostly at base of spine, corners and spine ends a little bumped, former owner's name on front free end paper and half title, interior pages bright, binding tight. Yellow illustrated jacket with black titles is faded at spine, wrinkled and stained at back, has several short tears along edges with edge wear, some tanning, not clipped.

$15.00

Cathy
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Cathy

By Johnson, Siddie Joe

New York: Longmans, Green and Co., Inc., 1945. Third printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Baker, Mary Lee. 146 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. A little girl with a vivid imagination discovers ghostly secrets in her attic. Tan cloth binding with brown titles on spine, illustrated green end papers. Cover soiled and spotted with edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, stamp on front and back fixed end papers "The Board of Education of the County of Hampshire" with small ink notations on front end papers, interior pages a little tanned with minor soiling, no obvious writing or scribbles, binding tight.

$65.00

C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories
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C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories

By Anderson, C. W.

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1969. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 192 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. Over twenty stories and poems about horses on the farm, with kids, and on the racetrack. Illustrated boards with yellow and black titles on front cover and spine. A little edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, a little scrubbing and spotting of back cover, end papers foxed, interior pages bright, binding tight, discoloration around back fixed end paper.

$15.00

The Marvelous Catch of Old Hannibal
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The Marvelous Catch of Old Hannibal

By Amoss, Berthe

New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1970. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. Unnumbered pages, with beautiful water color style illustrations on every page. A fisherman tells a tall tale to a young boy who asks him how his day of fishing went. Blue illustrated binding with titles, dark blue end papers. Light edge wear, cover clean and colors bright, small chips on back cover near spine, corners and spine ends a little bumped. Interior pages clean and bright with no markings or browning.

$10.00

Our American Heroes
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Our American Heroes

By Cummings, Alison E.

New York: Saml. Gabriel Sons & Company, 1952. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Unpaginated, illustrated with two-color drawings. A lively look at American history before the 20th century. All stamps affixed in their proper places. Yellow illustrated boards with red and blue titles on front cover and black titles on spine, green end papers. Cover a bit scrubbed with laminate lifting a bit here and there, some soiling, corners and spine ends bumped, spotting of end papers, former owner's name and 1956 date on front free end paper, front hinge a little weak with creack at top, interior pages bright, binding tight.

$12.00

Who Is Carrie?
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Who Is Carrie?

By Collier, James Lincoln and Christopher Collier

New York: Delacorte Press, 1984. First printing. Hardcover. Good/good. 158 pages. Ex-library. One of a series about a young African American woman who is a slave in Revolutionary America. She finds herself in the home of President George Washington during changing times. Red coth spine over black boards, gilt titles on spine. A little spotting of cover, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, stain at top of some pages, tape marks on end papers, interior pages bright, library stamp at top of title page, card pocket on back free end paper. Mylar covered illustrated white dust jacket is stained at top near spine, ding in back of jacket, some edge wear with wrinkles at spine ends, not price clipped, taped to book.

$10.00

Summerfield Farm
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Summerfield Farm

By Black, Mary Martin

New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/poor. Dennis, Wesley. 143 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. A delightful collection of animal tales set on a beautiful farm nestled in the hills near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Quarter green cloth over yellow boards with laughing ducks illustration on front cover and green titles on spine. Cover is stained and worm, corners and spine ends bumped, gift inscriptions on front free end paper, author signature and inscription "To Mary, Every best wish of 'Granny'" with illustrator signature below, front hinge weak and showing webbing at half title, stains and darkening of end papers, binding shaken, interior pages have a few smudges but otherwise very lightly tanned. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles is in poor condition, titles have been colored pink, only front cover and front fold present, chipping along edges, closed tears, pink stains from marker on front inner fold, some worming at edges, $2.50 price not clipped.

$65.00

The Mouldy
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The Mouldy

By Mayne, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Bayley, Nicola. Unpaginated, illustrated with beautiful color images and elaborate drawings to frame the text. Talitha, the daughter of the king, sets out to defeat a terrible monster that is threatening the peace of the great garden of the world. Illustrated brown boards with black titles on front cover and spine, blue end papers. Very good condition with minimal wear, tiny spot on front free end paper, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Matching illustrated dust jacket is also in very good condition with a few tiny spots, minimal wear, $9.95 price not clipped.

$14.00

Insects, A Close-up Look
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Insects, A Close-up Look

By Seymour, Peter

New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. Helmer, Jean Cassels. Unpaginated pop-up and tab book. Paper engineering by John Strejan. A fascinating description for children of insects and their life cycles. All pop-ups and tabs intact. Green illustrated boards with black titles on front cover and spine. Very minor wear to cover with light bumping of corners and spine, small smudge and a little scrubbing of back cover, light soiling of a couple of pages near pull tabs, otherwise clean and bright with no scribbles or writing, binding tight.

$12.00

Me and the Reluctant Robin
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Me and the Reluctant Robin

By Alston, Edith

The Symphonette Press and Me-Books Publishing Company, 1974. Not stated, probable first. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Martin, Diane. 30 pgs., color illustrations with typed-style text. One of a kind story written especially for a child, Kenny Vance, that tells how he and his friends helped bring the robin and spring back. Illustrated boards with white titles. Stain on lower edge of front cover near spine, corners a little bumped, small stain on edges of first few pages, otherwise clean and bright with no other markings, binding tight.

$15.00

Better Homes and Gardens Second Story Book
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Better Homes and Gardens Second Story Book

By O'Connor, Betty

Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Publishing Company, 1952. Not stated176 pages, illustrated with color drawings. A collection of many well-known tales from writers such as Aesop, Kipling, Kingsley and Pyle. Illustrated cloth binding with black and white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine faded, some edgewear, most of illustration and lettering on front cover bright with stain on right front edge, a few wrinkles on back cover. Interior pages browning with soiling of page edges, no writing or scribbling anywhere on book.. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 176 pages, illustrated with color drawings. A collection of many well-known tales from writers such as Aesop, Kipling, Kingsley and Pyle. Illustrated cloth binding with black and white titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Spine faded, some edgewear, most of illustration and titles on front cover bright with stain on right front edge, interior pages lightly tanning with soiling of page edges, no writing or scribbling anywhere on book, binding tight.

$15.00

The Boy Scout Electricians
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The Boy Scout Electricians

By Ralphson, Scout Master G. Harvey

Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1913. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 251 pages plus advertising, illustrated with black and white frontispiece. A group of Boy Scouts head for the Wild West to help the Secret Service capture a gang of train robbers. Green illustrated cloth binding with black and white titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Wear to cover with scuffing and spotting, wrinkles in back cover cloth, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, former owner name on front free end paper, interior pages tanned with a few stains, binding tight.

$12.00

Rose in Bloom
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Rose in Bloom

By Alcott, Louisa M.

New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1918. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 343 pages, illustrated with color frontispiece. The continuing story of lovely Rose and her handsome boy cousins. Blue textured cloth binding with black border on front cover and black titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Spine slanted and a bit faded, some edge wea, especially at spine, spotting and scuffing, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, bookseller's label "Ware's Book Shop, New Rochelle, N.Y." on front fixed end paper, end papers darkened by glue stains, former owner's name on front free blank end paper, interior pages tanned, binding tight.

$11.00

John Adams
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John Adams

By Steinberg, Alfred

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Not stated.. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 223 pages with index. The political life of the second President of the United States. Ex-library. White illustrated boards with black spine, blue and black titles on front cover and white titles on spine. Cover tanned, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, library sticker on bottom spine and on back cover, a little spotting, scribbles and library stamps on end papers, withdrawn stamp on title page, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight.

$10.00

Nelson's Story Book for Children
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Nelson's Story Book for Children

By Anonymous

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., c. 1935. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 95 heavy paper pages, illustrated with color plates and black and white drawings. A collection of stories for children, some traditional and some that are very original. Quarter decorated red cloth over decorated boards, black titles on front cover and spines. Some fading of cover, wear to spine with spotting, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gift inscription on front free end paper dated 1935, interior pages bright, one plate detached and laid in; the other plates may be tender, binding otherwise tight.

$26.00

The Tinkham Brothers' Tide-Mill
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The Tinkham Brothers' Tide-Mill

By Trowbridge, J. T.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1884. Later printing. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 326 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. Two young men buy a mill on the Tammoset River and all sorts of adventures result. Brown cloth binding with black stamped decorations on front cover and gilt title blocks on front cover and spine. Some wear and spotting of cover, corners bumped and frayed, some chips in spine ends with short tears, wrinkles on back cover with stains, hinges weak with some splitting, pencil notation on front fixed end paper, gift inscription on inner front free end paper, a little spotting of interior pages with tanning, binding badly shaken but all pages attached.

$12.00

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
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Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

By Field, Rachel

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1031. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Lathrop, Dorothy P.. 207 pages, illustrated with charming black and white drawings and plates and color frontispiece. The adventures of a small wooden doll. Decorative cloth binding with illustrated title pastedown with black titles. Ink mark on pastedown, wear and spotting of cover, corners and spine ends bumped, spots or paint on back cover, crayon scribble on front end papers, interior pages otherwise bright and clean with no obvious markings, stamped number on back free end paper, end papers tanned, binding tight.

$15.00

Aesop's Fables
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Aesop's Fables

By Aesop

New York: John B. Alden, 1888. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Tenniel, John. 87 pages, illustrated by Tenniel's unique and fascinating black and white drawings. When Lewis Carroll saw the illustrations for this edition of Aesop's Fables, first published in 1848, he chose the artist for his Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Fables are generally told in one or two paragraph with illustrations facing the stories. Dark reddish brown cloth binding with black stamped flower decorations and borders on front cover and black titles on front cover and spine. Some edge wear, spotting, corners and spine ends bumped, light pencil scribbles on front fixed end paper, end papers splitting a little over hinge, interior pages lightly tanned but clean, light ink scribbles on back end papers, binding tight with a little loosening of back hinge.

$52.00

Little Men
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Little Men

By Alcott, Louisa May

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1928. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Burd, Clara M.. 349 pages, illustrated with color plates. The further adventures of the March family with Jo in her element as mistress of a school for boys. Orange cloth "Hercules" binding with black line drawing and orange titles on front cover and black titles on spine, illustrated end papers. Some wear to cover with a little soiling and scuffing, minor spotting with pencil marks, wrinkles in hinges, corners and spine ends bumped, small notations on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight, small ink notation on back free end paper, a little spotting of end papers.

$15.00

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